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million gallons of oil into the sea. senator john kerry of massachusetts was confirmed today to be secretary of state. the vote was 94-3, as the five- term democrat won the overwhelming approval of his colleagues. kerry is 69, and a former democratic presidential nominee. senators from both sides praised him in a rare show of bipartisan support. john has already built strong relationships with leaders across the world. which will allow him to step seamlessly into e role of secretary of state. >> i don't know of anybody who has led the life that has been more oriented towards ultimately being secretary of state than john kerry. >> sreenivasan: kerry has been an unofficial envoy for the obama administration in recent years. he will succeed hillary clinton, who is stepping down after serving as secretary of state since 2009. in egypt, the army chief warned the country's political crisis could lead to the "collapse" of the state. general abdel-fattah el-sisi issued the warning as protests and violence extended into a sixth day. in port said, thousands of people marched in funeral
career. >> rose: the other point you made is john harbaugh changed the team during mid-season. he took the defense apart. >> you know, it's amazing to me. coaches a lot of times -- i remember, there was three weeks left in the regular season wn john harbaugh chose firehis offensive coordinator cam cameron and replace him with jim caldwell. and what is amazing to me is that cameron had been there for five years and a lot of coachs if they see a dysfunctional situation for whatever reason will just say "okay. we'll change this in the off season. it's too embarrassing to change it now." >> rose: not harbaugh. >> both of these harbaughs did something late in the year that appeared to be stupid. one changed quarter backs and, you know, jim harbaugh chains quarterbacks from the highest rated passer in the n.f.l. to an unproven guy, this colin kaepernick, this stallion that we're talking about and the other one change to the offensive coordinator with three weeks left. that was a little bit more understandable because a lot of the players had been chafing at the offense that they had been ru
to be white house chief of staff who was a safety for john gagleardi, the winningest coach in college football history. >> i knew we have some trivia. >> actually, many cornerbacks were also chiefs of staff. >> he, as my colleague peter baker said, it's stirred, not shakenment so he is has not taken new people from outside. >> i mean i said a new team but it's almost -- >> it's all the same people, just in different chairs. and a lot of people got promoted, some people like quitener left. but we know o booma by now. he does not like to bring in fwrerb blood. he likes people he trust, he likes people like mcdonough who would throw themselves on a grain aid for them, extremely loyal, trustworthy and they are to the going to leak. so he sticks with those people. and he's been doing since he became presidt. as for his term, i sort of thing he is in danger through no fault of his own or only halfway of really wasting these which-- few months, precious months of the second term on budget. i think we're going have a bunch of squabbles. the chance of us getting tax reform are mines call. so well he pr
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about stocks. that run-up is part of the reason our market monitor guest is bullish on stocks. john rogers of ariel investments joins us with his top buys now. and after a week of heavy selling, apple is no longer the world's biggest company, exxon mobil goes back to number one. that and more tonight on "n.b.r." what a week, what a month, what a year. the stock market is on a tear with both the dow and s&p 500 closing at their highest level in five years. some say the gains are seasonal, others point to fundamentals. here's a look at today's numbers. the dow surged 70 points. the blue chip index nearing 14,000 and its record high back in 2007. the nasdaq added 19. and, the s&p gained eight, closing above the important 1,500 mark and advancing for its eighth day in a row. suzanne pratt takes a closer look a what's behind the recent rally in stocks. >> reporter: as months go, january is typically a good one for the stock market. this january, however, is the best investors have seen in years. so far, the dow is up 6%, the s&p 500 has gained more 5% and the nasdaq is up 4.3%. and, if i
's successor, former massachusetts senator john kerry, was sworn in at a ivate reny ts afternoon and starts work monday. for more on hillary clinton's legacy, we turn to two long-time foreign policy watchers. trudy rubin is the worldview columnist at the "philadelphia inquirer"; and susan glasser is executive editor of "foreign policy" magazine. >> well, trudy rubin, you heard the president just a moment ago say that hillary clinton was a great success as secretary of state, was she? >> i think it depends on how you define great success. if you are's talking abou implementing his policy os within the confines of the policy, then she did a good job overseas, carrying out his ideas and making a terrific impression when she did public diplomacy. because she's such a talented politician, even overseas. but if it comes to signature achievements, either any big achievement under obama's policy, negotiation on middle east peace, or syria, on solving still existing issues in afghantan an pakistan, apart from the pullout, or any doctrine of her own or signature issue of her own, i don't think that t
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of mindfulness? >> i haven't thought. >> this is, some yoga, buddhism. >> john, we have our hands busy -- in america, kids are encouraged to eat junk almost from the time they're born. they see junk food ads on television from the time they're 2. they're fed sugar frosted flakes, they go to school and eat salty foods in the school lump program. there are 3 million soft drink vending machines. >> we're into a commercial problem, that's his area. what kind of avalanche of junk food have your market years exhibited that is demonstrable in your studies? >> i think looking at the schools and things like that there has been a grassroots movement within the schools to get rid of a lot of the vending machines and replace them with things like bottled water, yogurt type drinks, fruit drinks and bottled water, things of that nature. and even snacks, you've got organic type snacks, natural snacks, snack bars which are replacing things like candy bar and tato chips. those are some products we're seeing a lot of. a lot of the snack bar-type products. and the diet is getting more healthful. things l
is going on in the world. and when my editor john meacham, he left "newsweek" and went to random house and i said wow-- . >> rose: moved back to nashville, by the way. >> yeah, after, in the course of this whole project, he and his wife, and he had made that plan. and i thought it would be fun to have an editor like john. and it really caused me to think well, maybe i will turn this into a book. and the last two years i ha really d into it. i moved all the furniture out of my living room in nashville, i put up giant white boards, had directed research, 15,000 pages worth. and here's what i lirnle lirnled-- learned, charlie. >> we'll talk chap per-- chapter by chapter. >> more death, but there has never been a time in human history when we've had so many truly revolutionary changes going on simultaneously. the genetic revolution. we're crossing the boundaries between species slicing genes, enhancing human traits, selecting traits, curing diseases. the digital and commuter revolution which is completely transforming the way we relate to one another in our communities, in our nations and
-in ceremony, the obamas attended a special worship service at st. john's episcopal church. protestant, catholic and jewish leaders were part of the service, which was closed to cameras. then, the public ceremony began with an invocation by myrlie evers-williams, widow of slain civil rights leader medgar evers and the first laywoman to give an inaugural prayer. >> we invoke the prayers of our grandmothers, who taught us to pray, god, make me a blessing. >> reporter: music included the brooklyn tabernacle choir. >> the oath i have sworn before you today, like the one recited by others who serve in this capitol, was an oath to god and country. >> reporter: the president cited god many times in his address. he laid out a liberal vision to the nation, which included an explicit endorsement of gay rights. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. >> reporter: that was praised by some faith-based leaders who called this "the most lgbt-friendly" inauguration in history. but religious conservatives were critical, calling the s
republican mitt romney. senator john mccain of arizona said that's the key reason his party must now get on board. >> elections. elections. the republican party is losing the support of our hispanic citizens. and we realize that there are many issues in which we think we are in agreement with our hispanic citizens, but this is a preeminent issue with those citizens. >> ifill: mccain also said the country cannot continue to deny citizenship to children brought to the u.s. illegally. president obama has said immigration reform is at the top of his second term agenda. today his spokesman jay carney welcomed the senate agreement. >> this is a big deal. this is an important development. this is in keeping with the principles the president has been espousing for a long time, in keeping with bipartisan efforts in the past, and with the effort this president believes has to end in a law that he can sign. >> ifill: mr. obama is scheduled to unveil his own ideas on immigration reform tomorrow in las vegas. >> woodruff: so how will the politics of this new effort shake out on capitol hill? we asked
: john kerry gave his a rare storm blasted into the southeast killing two people. in georgia, an enormous funnel cloud struck cartersville and downtown adairsville 60 miles northwest of atlanta. it tore up homes, heavily damaged a large factory and flipped big trucks on their sides. another tornado did damage in mount juliet, tennessee. the storms rupted as a large warm air mass out of the gulf collidecollided wth an incomingo front. john kerry gave his farewell speech on the floor of the u.s. senate today. the veteran democrat is leaving, after 27 years, to become secretary of state. today, kerry looked back on his public career, starting with his service in vietnam and as a leading anti-war figure. in the senate, he focused on foreign policy, and was his party's nominee for president in 2004. >> eight years ago, i admit i had a slightly different plan to leave the senate. but 61 million americans voted they want me to stay with you. staying here, i learned about humility, and i learned sometimes the greatest lesson comes not from victory, but from dusting yourself off. >> holman: in bos
got standing room only tickets. we sat in the aisle, two rows from the top, just in time to watch john gillium, famous down here in new orleans, return the opening kickoff, 94 yards for a touchdown. at that point i was hopelessly in love with the nfl. had no idea that i would one day be calling the nfl or that i would am could be ba and have a chance to call a super bowl here in new orleans. >> rose: we conclude with an owner's perspective on the nfl, robert kraft of the new england patriots. >> my philosophy in any of our business to get the best people we can get. that doesn't mean the person i might choose might not be right for you. but it is right for us. and i have to feel that i can build a relationship with key managers. and if i can't, then we usually don't do it. and they don't teach this stuff at harvard business school. i mean it's just something you l and y feeland it's right or it isn't right. >> rose: a program note, more of my conversations about new orleanses with james carville, mary matalin and julia reed will be seen next week. tonight, the city and the game when we
down john gotti, the head of the gambino crime syndicate and brought to justice the terrorists responsible for bombing the world trade center and embassies in africa. i would say that is a pretty good run. you do not want to mess with mary jo. >> mary jo white, the new selection for the head of the sec. president obama also nominated richard cordray to the head of the consumer protection financial bureau. >> this is a message consistent with what the president has said, this is who i am, these are the people who will best carry out policies in my judgment that i think is necessary to clean up this country and make sure that we do not go through it again. challenging the senate to act and accept or confirm richard cordray and mary jo white to do its constitutional duty. >> good choices, bad choices, colby, a senior banking experience? >> based on my experience aa friend who was a former prosecutor in new york and knows mary jo white, an excellent choice. she will faithfully fulfilled a lot. >> as far as i can tell, this woman may be sleeps 3 hours a night. she ran this huge pros
in all of the ways on land and sea that that is required. >>> the u.s. senate has approved john kerry to replace clinton as secretary of state. >>> afghan president hamid karzai has called on the taliban to respond to his government's call for peace talks. he insists that foreign powers should not lead the process. karzai made the comments in a speech in the capital kabul. he said the taliban must take part in negotiations if afghans are to live in peace. >> translator: some foreign powers have approached the taliban to hold talks through side channels rather than working with the government. but the taliban should not be cheated. >> the taliban have set up a liaison office in qatar and called on u.s. officials to lead talks. they say karzai and his administration are a puppet government, and they've rejected direct talks. >>> american, japanese, and european auto makers have all felt the pinch of the european debt crisis, but one is feeling it in particular. ai uchida joins us now from the business desk. so ai, we've talked before about what's been a rough ride for automakers. >> we
. the cinematographer was john deboarman and we would talk shots during the movies. you sound like you should be directingment and i said find me something. because it is called show business. and even if you are, you know, famous as an actor for years, they don't send you scripts as a director until you've proven yourself. so i, very rarely got, and unless they needed you as a star okay we'll let you direct. >> so what happened with this, the cinematography worked on the filmyou and empty-- emma thompson. you said i would like to look for something, he knew the producer. >> he worked for the producer when he worked, two directors had been with this project quartet. they fell out. that is the only way i get offered somethingness. >> rose: somebody gets fired. >> two people get fired. so-- so the day before i catch the plane to am could back to los angeles from london he calls mement and he says i've got a script. and he sent it and i read it on the airplane. and it moved me but i would have-- . >> rose: moved y, you were crying. your poor wife looked at you and says why are you crying. >> wer
john mccain made clear, they haven't forgotten. >> were you correct or incorrect when you said that the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since vietnam? were you correct or incorrect, yes or no? >> my reference to the surge being the most dangerous. >> are you going to answer the question, senator hagel? the question is were you right or wrong? that's a pretty straightforward question. i would like an answer on whether you were right or wrong, then you're free to elaborate. >> well, i'm not going to give you a yes or no answer on a lot of things. >> well let the record show that you refused to answer the question. now please go ahead. >> well, if you'd like me to explain why ... >> i'd actually like an answer, yes or no? >> well, i'm not going to give you a yes or no. i think it's far more complicated than that, as i've already said. my answer is i'll defer that judgment to history. as to the comment i made about >> i think history has already made a judgment about the surge, sir, and you're on the wrong side of it. and your refusal to ans
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